In the interest of preservation the exact location of this farmhouse will not be shared. It is a fairly easy to find if you’re willing to drive around Janesville, Wisconsin. Hop on your motorcycle and you’ll be triumphant. (That’s a hint.)
This weekend I stumbled upon an abandoned farmhouse. Rural exploration (rurex) sites often yield a wealth of photographic opportunities. Because of their relatively isolated locations they receive less traffic from vandals, drug users, the homeless and other explorers. They often have personal artifacts left behind in undisturbed states. I was able to locate a phonebook from 1988 on the floor of this farmhouse. There was also a few envelopes full of checks from 1974. All evidence shows that this house is not standing up to the elements. Plants have begun to grow in the woodwork, all of the windows are broken, and the floors are sunken in.
It was also nice to get a text from another urbexer who was a few minutes away at the time. We met up and checked out another abandoned farm close by.
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If you could email me where this is, I’d love it. I’ll be in Janesville this weekend and would love to use this spot as a backdrop for some pictures
Me and a group of my friends attempted to explore this house a few years back. Rumor was the mother and child who lived there just disappeared many years ago. We pulled up in the middle of the night ready to be scared out of our minds when about a mile down the road I saw two faint headlights heading in our direction. It was a man in an old pickup truck and I’ll tell you he was scarier than the house. He pulled up and pulled out a gun and told us that we should leaves before something happened to us. Needless to say that’s what we did. I’ve been trying to find that place ever since and this is the first time I’ve ever heard anyone else acknowledge its existance. Be careful if you go there, I dont know for certain but I’d be willing to bet that man knew something about what happened to that family
Me and a friend recently stumbled across this lot ourselves. It was our first abandoned house we had come across and it was very interesting. There were a ton of checks laying around made out to the same person, and tons of coffee cans. Besides that, we oddly found a dead raccoon in the basement, who I may in face add, was HUGE. It did look as if at one time passers or hikers inhabited the location for some time as there were piles of clothes smashed down in a corner. I’ll be looking around this site more often. Thanks for sharing!
went here today and it was very very cool! at first we were hesitant to go upstairs because they didn’t look very sturdy but we did, and they were definitely sturdy. we went to just take pictures and we noticed that the checks mentioned were not in the envelopes anymore, they were just scattered around the floor and there weren’t many left at all. some were dated even back to 1971 from what i noticed. we were going to go into the basement but i climbed down the stairs and it just seemed like they could collapse at any moment and i didn’t want to get hurt, plus it didn’t seem like there was enough lighting to really see anything anyway. the chair in the photo above was completely tipped over and looked to be in very rough shape, so we didn’t touch it or try to put it back up. we did go through the other buildings right by the house but they were empty and there really wasn’t anything to see. i think this home is so beautiful and i would love to have seen what this house looked like before whatever happened.
If you could email me the address i would appreciate it! Ive been looking for somewhere to go exploring and this seems like it would be a great start!